Great Lakes Calendar

The Great Lakes Calendar features events from around the region that may be of interest to Great Lakes stakeholders, with a focus on professional conferences and events relevant to research, science, policy, and education. If you have an event you would like to publicize, please submit it below!

State of the Western Lake Erie Basin Conference

Adrian, MI

Join EGLE and its partners for Michigan’s inaugural State of the Western Lake Erie Basin Conference, where featured speakers will discuss topics related to phosphorus management in the Western Lake Erie Basin.

Great Lakes Seminar Series: Bill Currie

Ann Arbor, MI

In this seminar, Bill Currie will present the development and applications of the Mondrian model, which was designed to link across four levels of organization in coastal wetlands.

Introduction to Lakes Online


Registration for the award-winning Michigan State University Extension Introduction to Lakes Online course is now open! This introductory six-week online course kicks off January 30th and is designed for anyone interested in inland lakes including concerned residents, decision makers, local leaders, and lakefront property owners.

29th Annual Wetland Science Conference

Green Bay, WI

Wisconsin Wetlands Association invites you to participate in the 29th Annual Wetland Science Conference, to be held February 20-22, 2024, at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

International Conference on Water Management Modeling

Toronto, ON

The ICWMM brings together professionals from around the world to exchange ideas on current practices and emerging technologies in water management. Emphasis is on state-of-the-art computer modeling for resolving water quantity and quality problems in stormwater, wastewater, watershed, and water distribution systems.

International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species

Halifax, Nova Scotia

The 23rd International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, from May 12 – 16, 2024. The conference theme is ‘Meeting Challenges with Innovation’.

River Rally

Grand Rapids, MI

The 25th River Rally will be an exciting time for the network to gather on the banks of the Grand River in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo ’24

Tampa, FL

The Dredging Summit & Expo ’24 is a technical conference organized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering, and construction.